Investigation underway after Columbus Co inmate dies

first_imgPrison bars (Photo: Andrew Bardwell / CC BY-SA 2.0) COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Columbus County Sheriff’s Office and the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation are investigating an apparent suicide of a Columbus County Detention Center inmate.At approximately 6:30 a.m. Thursday, the inmate was found unconscious and unresponsive, inside of the detention center.- Advertisement – Columbus County Sheriff’s Office Detention staff performed CPR until Whiteville Rescue arrived on scene. The inmate was then transported to Columbus Regional Healthcare System where he was pronounced dead.The inmate’s name is being withheld pending family notification.last_img

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